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Hazardous Materials/WMD - Awareness

   

This course is for emergency response personnel who may be first on the scene of a hazardous materials emergency at an awareness level and are expected to recognize the presence of hazardous materials, protect themselves, secure the area and call for trained personnel, consistent with the competencies recommended by NFPA 1072 and supplemented by information from government agencies such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of Transportation (DOT).

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Hours   8
            
Field Course – Contact host department regarding cost


Required Text - AFC Awareness Student Manual - Available from the Alabama Fire College Bookstore
2016 Emergency Response Guide or USDOT
FEMA Emergency Response to Terrorism Job Aid – Edition 2.0

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


Pre-Requisites

  • 18 years of age
  • IS 100.c - Introduction to the Incident Command System
  • IS 200.c - Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
  • IS 700.b - National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
  • IS 800.c - National Response Framework, An Introduction

Course Dates


Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757